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 (nā′ro͞o), Motilal 1861-1931.
Indian nationalist politician who was an associate of Mahatma Gandhi and an influential leader in the years leading to India's independence. His son Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), also greatly involved in the movement for self-governance, was the political heir to Gandhi and the first prime minister of independent India (1947-1964).


1. (Biography) Jawaharlal (dʒəwəhəˈlɑːl). 1889–1964, Indian statesman and nationalist leader. He spent several periods in prison for his nationalist activities and practised a policy of noncooperation with Britain during World War II. He was the first prime minister of the republic of India (1947–64)
2. (Biography) his father, Motilal (məʊtɪˈlɑːl), known as Pandit Nehru. 1861–1931, Indian nationalist, lawyer, and journalist; first president of the reconstructed Indian National Congress


(ˈneɪ ru, ˈnɛər u)

1. Jawaharlal, 1889–1964, first prime minister of the republic of India 1947–64.
2. his father Motilal, 1861–1931, Indian lawyer and statesman.
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Noun1.Nehru - Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
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In Leonard Mosley's 1962 book The Last Days of the British Raj, Jawaharlal Nehru had said that he would rather have every village in India put to the flames than keep the British army in India after Aug 15.
According to the research done by All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter, Nehru in a telegram to Prime Minister of Pakistan and United Kingdom dated October 27, 1947 said, 'Our view which we have repeatedly made public is that the question of accession in any disputed territory or State must be decided in accordance with wishes of people and we adhere to this view.
A leader of the freedom movement for India, Motilal Nehru served as the Congress president twice and was a lawyer by profession.
Surat (Gujarat) [India], December 2 ( ANI ): Senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pitting two great leaders, Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel, against each other.
The BJP regime is apparently working on a hidden agenda which comes out off and on through the vilifying comments against Pandit Nehru by the Hindutva elements.
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Jamir, who was later appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Nehru in 1962, remarked Nehru's effort towards Naga issue was genuine and sincere.
These events taken as a whole" observed Nehru have shown a picture of all Muslims irrespective of their position or standing or residences being hunted down and killed wherever possible.
The Congress President recalled that Nehru had once warned that he would fight to his last breath of his life to protect secularism if it comes under attack.
Manmohan Singh, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi offered floral tributes at Shanti Vana - the memorial of Nehru on the banks of river Yamuna.